.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Let the skate park roll!

-A A +A
By Greg Kendall

L The kids are angry. They were led to believe they would be skating at the new park this summer. I can’t blame them for being upset, with things looking good for the park and then only to have the rug pulled out from under them at the 11th hour.A brand new site has been anointed by council. The Council voted to get a completely new proposal based on this new site before moving forward. In all likelihood this change of plans will cause major delays that will make it impossible to complete the project by this summer. The newly proposed site is on the south side of the community building in the grass and tree filled "Grove" area between the community building and the 20th and Trinity parking lot.This newly proposed location is not without it’s own problems. In the recent past, a Civic Center Theater proposal was shot down by Los Alamos County Voters in large part because it would have covered this Ashley Pond "Grove" area. The Grove is used by picnickers and is one of the few nicely shaded areas at Ashley Pond Park. The greenbelt around Ashley Pond needs to be protected. It’s a major part of what makes Ashley Pond special to us all.No matter where it is suggested we put the skate park, there will be loud complaints, that is the nature of the beast.


If you subscribe to the newspaper, you receive FREE access to all the exclusive content of the web site! Simply register to receive uninterrupted access to our award-winning and in-depth local online content!

Renew Current or Past Subscription / Register for Online Subscription

If you currently subscribe or have subscribed in the past to the Los Alamos Monitor, then simply find your account number on your mailing label and enter it below.

Click the question mark below to see where your account ID appears on your mailing label.

Newspaper Acct. ID:
info
Street Address:
(exactly as it appears on the label)

If you are a subscriber and you do not know your account ID or don't have a copy of your newspaper available that shows the information on the address label you can click continue below to search for your account.

New Subscription/30 Day Free Trial Account

If you are new to the award winning Los Alamos Monitor and wish to get a subscription or simply gain access to our online content then please enter your ZIP code below and continue to setup your account.

ZIP Code:



Create a limited access account.
Register to participate in community forums, post on the community calendar, blog etc. This registration does not give you full access to read our award winning content, etc.

The Los Alamos Monitor | lacirculation@lamonitor.com | 505-662-4185
256 DP Road, Los Alamos, NM 87544
Office Hours are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday